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For our voice to be heard, we need your voice and support.

Every additional member makes our organization stronger and helps us to achieve much more for all patients.

Join us and demonstrate your support for high quality care in Seychelles.

We welcome all advocates who support our aim, objectives and core values.

If you would like to join us or just support us financially, please do contact us using our contact information.

We are ready to welcome you.

Membership

a. Membership of Seychelles Patients Association shall be voluntary and shall be open to patients per se, those close to patients as caregivers and family members and those willing and able to advocate for patients and patient issues.

b. Members must be at least sixteen years old

c. The Executive Committee shall establish procedures for membership application and criteria for acceptance of membership application.

d. The Executive Committee shall have the power to refuse membership to an applicant or withdraw membership from a member, where it considers membership of the person in question would be detrimental to the aim, objectives or activities of Seychelles Patients Association.

e. Refusal of membership or withdrawal of membership in (c) above shall be by agreement of at least 51% of the quorum of the Executive Committee at a meeting.


Membership Categories

There shall be three broad categories of membership

i. General membership
ii. Corporate membership
iii. Honorary membership


a. General Membership

A general Member-Advocate shall be a person who

i. Has applied and has been accepted by the Executive Committee to be a member-Advocate and

ii. Supports the aim and objectives of the association and

iii. Has made an obligatory initiation membership donation, the minimum amount of which shall be determined by the Executive Committee for each category of members.

A general Member-Advocate shall be entitled to

i. Receive a letter of membership from the Chairperson-Advocate of the Association

ii. Participate in the activities of the Association

iii. Attend and participate in the annual general meeting and elect office bearers

iv. Receive the newsletter of the association

v. Be kept informed of the activities of the association


b. Corporate Membership

A corporate Member-Advocate shall be a body corporate which

i. Supports the aim and objectives of the association and

ii. Has made an obligatory initiation membership donation as determined by the Executive Committee and

iii. Agrees to be listed as a corporate Member-Advocate

A Corporate Member-Advocate shall be entitled to

i. Receive a letter of membership from the Chairperson-Advocate of the Association

ii. Receive the newsletter of the association

iii. Be kept informed of the activities of the association

iv. Through one representative, attend and participate in the activities of the Association
v. Through one representative, attend and participate in the annual general meeting and elect office bearers

c. A Honorary Member

i. Shall be a person who has made a significant contribution in kind or in cash to the Seychelles Patient Association.

ii. Shall have all the rights of a Member-Advocate

iii. Additional criteria for Honorary Membership may be established by the Executive Committee and put to a vote of the general assembly.

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